The marginalization of vernacular narrating in religious celebration

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Abstract

Based on the author's field research into West Javanese traditions of Islamic ritual, the author argues that the religious, social and political field within which narrating has been a congenial practice for Islamic ritual celebration has changed. The change signals important distinctions concerning the evolution of public religious forms.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReligious Festivals In Contemporary Southeast Asia
EditorsPatrick Alcedo, Sally Ann Ness, Hendrik M.J. Maier
Place of PublicationManila Philippines
PublisherAteneo de Manila University Press
Pages122-136
Number of pages15
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)9789715507592
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Islamic ritual, Indonesia, narrative, public religion, West Java

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